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Unipad SC UniPad A Unicode™ plain text editor for the Windows NT®, Windows 9x®, Windows ME®, Windows XP® and Windows 200X® operating systems.
Coaster 1.1.3 FREE software for burning CDs "Coaster 1.1.3 is a freeware Direct-to-Disk Audio Recording Software for PowerMac computers. It creates files in uncompressed AIFF format, suitable for processing in Sample Editing Software or burning Audio CDs using e.g. Discribe or Toast It creates files in uncompressed AIFF format, suitable for processing in Sample Editing Software or burning Audio CDs using e.g. Discribe or Toast".
Felt Tip sound studio recording and editing software Sound Studio is a Mac OS X application (an older version is available for Mac OS 9.1 through 9.2.2) for working with digital audio. Digitize vinyl records and tapes, record live performances, create your own mixes with crossfades, tweak the levels and EQ, apply digital effects, and save in several file formats with Sound Studio. The free trial download is fully-functional for 14 days.
Virtual Cutter The Virtual Cutter, is an easy to use web-based application developed by the University of Groningen that allows users to create a clip; a selection of a streaming media file between any given starting point and end point.
Transcribe! - Shareware music transcription program The Transcribe! application is an assistant for people who sometimes want to work out a piece of music from a recording, in order to write it out, or play it themselves, or both.
Peak 4 - professional level sound editing Soundsoap Pro, The Universal Restoration Solution
The Poor Man's Web Dictionary It is possible to create usable web-based multimedia dictionaries using pure HTML. If the dictionary is small enough, this can be done entirely by hand. If it is larger, it becomes tedious to generate by hand, but the programming necessary to generate it from a database is quite simple.
Burke: The Design of Online Lexicons "This work is an introduction to topics in the design of online lexicons. While online lexicons have been a technical possibility since the days of the first wide-area computer networks in the 1970s (Cerf and Kahn 1974) and have existed in some form since at least the early 1980s (Unknown ?1983; Curry 1990, 1996; Mayer 1996), it is only with the popularization of the World-Wide Web in the mid-1990s that significant work in producing online lexicons has begun. This work, first and foremost, is an attempt to apply and extend aspects of lexicographic theory in the light of the possibilities and demands of online media, so that the theories of the past can be put to use in producing better online lexicons. Secondarily, I hope to point out the advantages for lexicography which online media have over print media. "
Kirrkirr: Software for the Exploration of Indigenous Language Dictionaries Kirrkirr is a research project exploring the use of computer software for automatic transformation of lexical databases ("dictionaries"), aiming at providing innovative information visualization, particularly targeted at indigenous languages. As a first example, it can generate networks of words, such as in the little picture above, automatically from dictionary data.
The DICT Development Group - Dictionary Resources The Dictionary Server Protocol (DICT) is a TCP transaction based query/response protocol that allows a client to access dictionary definitions from a set of natural language dictionary databases.

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